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2,600 TELUS volunteers commit to TELUS Days of Giving


 “Day of Giving is TELUS’s part of worldwide core philosophy that really starts on how we think about our responsibility in business. Our Day of Giving is a pinnacle of our giving activity where we do volunteer work throughout the year in every country we operate,” said Jeffrey Puritt, President and CEO of TELUS International whom we’ve met in person during the TELUS Days of Giving CSR program held in Rosauro Almario Elementary School in Tondo, Manila last May 13, 2017. The rising temperature heat index of that particular Saturday did not stop TELUS’s work force who came in with […]


Push Forward to your dreams of studying in Australia and New Zealand


 IDP Education is a world leader in international student placement and has been in the Philippines since 1985 assisting students through the process of studying abroad – from selecting which course to take, institution, and country to school and visa applications, up to pre-departure preparations. Those who dream of studying in Australia, Canada, UK, USA, and New Zealand have a very good chance of fulfilling it through a counselling services, which is offered for free under the Free Student Placement Services by IDP Philippines. This is a great opportunity for fresh graduates, undergraduates or even those who seek vocational learning, to […]

Epson Story Solutions and Technology Convention 2017

Epson held a 1-day convention to help local businesses ‘Be Future Ready’


 Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions, recently held Epson Solutions & Technology Convention 2017 last February 8 at the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. Also dubbed as The Epson Story, the convention aims to support local businesses to be competitive amidst economic uncertainties, controlled labor market conditions and increased foreign competition. The one-day event featured Epson’s intelligent and innovative solutions that will help the business community meet the demands of the future through the integration of self-service, augmented reality, interactive projection and other technologies. It showcases Epson’s solutions across print, projection, label and smart glasses in an enterprise […]


Concentrix expands state-of-the-art facility with data and connectivity powered by Globe


 A few weeks back, we were able to visit the new site of Concentrix, a global business service company with a large presence here in the country. The new site opened  with a new, state-of-the-art facility at Tera Tower in Bridgetowne, Quezon City as part of the company’s ongoing expansion in the Philippines. The facility covers 22,500 sq. meters that can accommodate growth in high-value services and exceptional people and is part of a larger campus project that Concentrix has planned in Bridgetowne. This is just the first phase. In the next three years, Concentrix will occupy 57,000 sq. meters over […]


Everybody wins together as OLX community continues its growth as leading online classified platform


 We are pretty much sure that 80-90% of our Filipino readers here have in one-time or frequently used the online classified platform OLX to buy or sell previously owned goods and cars, inquire for latest job openings, and check a house or space for rent or for sale. OLX has been a household name as the brand steadily grown over the last ten years. In the Philippines, OLX receives over 40,000 new listings placed every day. As its local community of active users grows, the platform continues to respond to users’ needs and demands. And to strengthen OLX Philippines ties to their beloved […]


QBE Foundation and Dynamic Teen Company by Efren Penaflorida working together for long-term education programs


 “The main criteria why we were very fortunate to partner with DTC (Dynamic Teen company) was our vision, and what we want to work on is education, its sustainability, sustainable livelihood for our community through education. When we met with Efren (Penaflorida) and understood that DTC works from the kariton, from children all the way to young adults who go through college and help them finish their universities, it just resonated because it hits exactly the core of what we want to do with QBE,” explained Karen Batungbacal, QBE Executive General Manager, when asked how and why they’ve chosen to partner with […]


Leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions is now hiring additional 6,000 team members


 Alorica, a leading Business Process Outsourcing Provider of customer management solutions is now accepting applicants to hire as additional 6,000 customer management experts for the first quarter of 2016. This news was revealed during a meet with the press led by Colleen Beers, Senior Vice President of Operations, last February 16, 2016. Beers is responsible for developing world class engagement teams, innovating best practices that create amazingly great customer experiences, building strategic relationship with diverse clients in a variety of industries and driving growth and revenue for Alorica. “More companies than ever before are choosing Alorica and our immensely talented […]


If traffic and long hours spent on the road are problems we just can’t take anymore, Space EDSA is the solution we’ve all been waiting for


 Think of the long lines to get to the train when you board the MRT in the morning and during the rush hours in the late afternoon. Think of all the commuting woes and problems you’re experiencing going to your work place and coming home very late at night because of the never ending carmageddon. Aint it just frustrating to come home never had to spend quality time with your loved ones because you’re too tired from the long hours of traveling because of bumper to bumper traffic situations in EDSA? Or are you simply a student or BPO agent […]


SM continues shoppers tradition to Cherry Foodarama


 SM Investments Corporation continues the family tradition of grocery shopping with the opening of the modernized Cherry stores in Metro Manila. With only 1 day apart, Cherry Shaw and Cherry Congressional reopened to stay in the game as one of the most loved supermarkets, a classic favorite since the 1950s. Cherry Shaw opened last Tuesday, Oct. 13 while Cherry Congressional on Thursday, Oct. 15, with actress Isabel Oli and Miss Philippines Earth 2015 Angelia Ong as guests during the ribbon cutting. The reopening of the supermarket was just the first phase for Cherry Congressional. A bigger Cherry will be opening soon to the public once […]

Real Estate Agents and Brokers Online Marketing Must-Haves

Real estate agents and brokers online marketing must-haves


  I still see agents and brokers doing traditional marketing (giving flyers, billboards etc.) without even knowing that they are throwing a lot of money that can’t even have a measurable goal (leads and conversion) most specifically here in the Philippines. Nowadays a lot of people are in social media especially in Facebook. Did you know that Filipino’s interest in real estate grew 2.3 times in the last 4 years? So what does it means for you? If you’re not online, you don’t exist. Your competitors might be doing better because they are online and already targeting the right audience. […]


Watch: Announcement of the 9th Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015 winners


 Starbucks Philippines spearheaded the nine-year long Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup for 2015. Watch the video below for the announcement of the 9th Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015. Viewed 93315 times by 4790 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us at for your suggestions and comments. Thank you for visiting!More Posts


Self Discovery: “Who do you want to be in the future?”


 Who do you want to be in the future? What do you want to fulfill and achieve in life that will leave a legacy for the next generation? I have always admired Richard Branson, the man behind the successful Virgin Group of Companies and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of his time. Richard Branson has been known for putting up a lot of business ventures and though he found success many times, that doesn’t mean that he did not have his fair share of ups and downs before getting to the top. Before he established Virgin Records and before he […]


Do you want to work and live in Australia? Aide Australasia might be the answer you’re looking for


 Many Filipinos are dreaming of working and living abroad, but there are a lot of hindrance and little knowledge on how to apply for work are given to most of the aspiring individuals. Understanding the correct process prevents hopefuls from fulfilling their dreams of building a successful career in other countries. Many Filipinos would love to work and live in Australia, if only they knew the best ways possible to start a nursing career in the Land Down Under. Yes, this article is for nursing professionals who would like to create a brighter future in Australia, and Aide Australasia (AA) can have significant questions […]


Samsung and TESDA partnership to provide more job opportunities to out-of-school and unemployed youths


 Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation (SEPCO) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) have joined hands in launching TESDA-Samsung Consumer Electronics Servicing Training Laboratory. “The joint project which we are launching today is extremely important. Together, we are helping to address significant social issues. Samsung Philippines is honored to partner with TESDA Women’s Center. As a consumer electronics company we hope to develop a strong full of qualified service engineers and technicians,” said Mr. Seungho Jee, Director, Service Operation, SEPCO, this afternoon during the launching and ribbon-cutting of the pilot TESDA-Samsung electronics lab held at TESDA Women’s Center in Taguig. “Indeed, […]


Upwork debuts new features aimed at connecting business with great talent, faster and easier


 For those who are curious, Upwork is the new Elance-oDesk, the world’s largest freelance talent marketplace. Upwork  introduces a new freelance talent platform called Upwork Talent. With this, Upwork freelancer have the opportunities to get paid more and allowed to work at their own pace. Ryan Johnson, Categories Director, Customer Service, Upwork and Ron Cirujano, Country Manager, Philippines, Upwork, meet up with the press at Romulo Cafe this morning as they launch Upwork in the country. This is the first time for Ryan to visit the Philippines and is really excited for the future of Upwork. “Upwork is the way to signify the […]

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Lamudi, ties up for better real estate platforms in the Philippines


 International property portal Lamudi acquired as a strategic move to give brokers, future homeowners, and sellers in the real estate industry a stronger property platform or portal to access in the Philippine market. Lamudi Philippines is part of the Lamudi global network which covers more than 30 countries across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. The local arm of the international property platform hosts residential and commercial property listings ranging from 80 up to 90 thousand. Both Lamudi and seeks growth in their existing brands and not to cancel another to give priority to the other, […]

TALENTBIN BY MONSTER. aims to help employers and recruiters through TalentBin by Monster is finally launching its new product, TalentBin by Monster in Southeast Asia. Through this product, employers and recruiters will be able to hire niche talent in the Philippines, as well as the wider SEA region. Looking online for a niche and specialised talent is never that easy. Thought they have CV online, it barely noticed, giving the recruiters a hard time to connect with them. In social sites where talent are active, TalentBin by Monster will gather available information to build a profile that will uplift hidden talent and candidates. “Skilled technology talent is hard to find and […]


Internship initiative INKOMPASS aims to help students start with their careers in the Philippines


 Philip Morris International, a company in the United States with successful business operations in 180 countries, brings their internship initiative called INKOMPASS to the Philippines. Knowing that INKOMPASS program was already present in 11 countries and is already making steps to enhance the level of internship, the company still plans to launch in 4 more within this year. Unlike the other internship programs, this one is composed of two cycles, which will later on help the students start easier with their careers. Also, there are things that makes INKOMPASS program different among the rest. Building real world skills, being active in live business […]


One of the important items on a fresh graduate’s resume is internship


 Consider internship as your first base in the actual world of employment because employers nowadays give and consider it as one of the qualifications when hiring new applicants. Employers knew that internship experience will give applicants their best feel of their work when they are hired in the future for a regular job. So remember fresh graduates of 2015, when looking for your first job, internship will also give you the best experience and advantage when applying for a job. 3 items that employers want fresh graduates to emphasize on their resume and interview:  Internship Grades Extracurricular activities Top 5 universities in […]

GRABTAXI GOES TO ILOILO CITY. GDR taxi drivers posed for the camera during our visit in Iloilo City.

GrabTaxi makes cab drivers more polite and hardworking


 A GrabTaxi passenger experience Based on stories from taxi drivers themselves, the no. 1 taxi booking service app in the Philippines really hits the nail on the spot! Currently, the most sought-after mobile app, GrabTaxi has more than 60,000 taxi drivers registered with the network, downloaded onto more than 3 million mobile devices, and 6 bookings made per second in 6 countries where the taxi booking app and one of the fastest growing-for-profit social start-up companies in Southeast Asia is present to date. Aside from providing passengers fast, safe, and reliable rides, GrabTaxi also created more income generating opportunities for taxi drivers. […]


How much salary are you getting paid for? Is it worth it?


 What’s your talent’s worth compared to your salary? Are you getting paid for, for what you are worth for as an employee? have the answers for these questions to educate both the employees and employers, as well as the public on the real trend in compensations based on their latest Annual Salary Report 2015. Last year, the leading online job site shared with us what industries pay with great salary. This year, shifts the report’s focus from top industries to top specializations, as information regarding the latter could be more impactful for jobseekers. After all, the first thing Filipinos consider when […]

TOP TAXPAYERS AND JOBS PROVIDERS RECOGNITION NIGHT. Generating a total of 2,540 jobs from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian and City Vice Mayor Eric Martinez (2nd from left) awards SM City Valenzuela as Top Job Provider. Joining honors are SM Supermalls President Annie S. Garcia (Middle-L), Regional Operations Manager for North Luzon Anna T. Datu (Middle-R) Regional Operations Manager for Human Resources Eddylene G. Coronel (2nd to the right) SM Mall Manager Jacqueline S. Tan (Left) and SM Valenzuela Assistant Mall Manager Emmanuel Gatmaitan (Right).

SM Valenzuela tops tax payer award for nine consecutive years


 20 companies was recently recognized by Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian for their significant role in shoring up the local government’s operations and development through their job generating businesses and tax payments during the 17th Charter Day Anniversary of the City Government of Valenzuela held at the City’s Astrodome. Among the 20 companies that were honored, SM Valenzuela bagged the top tax payer and top job provider awards for 2014.  For nine years in a row, SM Valenzuela has consistently topped the list of Valenzuela’s revenue sources and job opportunities in the private sector. Joining the list of top taxpayers […]

MONSTER.COM PHILIPPINES VIRTUAL JOB FAIR. holds Virtual Job Fair from Feb. 23-27 Philippines is excited to announce the upcoming job fair for the young, skilled, and determined job seekers in the Philippines and have an opportunity to directly interact with companies searching for fresh talent at the Virtual Career Fair happening from February 23 to 27. This is the 5th time that (Philippines), a leading online and career recruitment solutions provider, will run the popular event. Combining a number of employers with vacancies for a huge range of jobs, the career fair aims to virtually connect local skilled professionals with new job opportunities. Companies participating in the upcoming Virtual Career Fair (VCF) include […]

JOBSTREET.COM 2014 BONUSES REPORT. Fitz Villafuerte, author of Guide To Investing, together with Ed Uy of

How to properly manage your Christmas Bonus according to financial guru


 It’s that season once again and as identifies which industries tops the best bonuses providers – which we will reveal next. But first, allow us to share some tips on how to properly manage your Christmas Bonuses according to financial adviser, Fitz Villafuerte. According to Fitz, a Registered Financial Planner and a Blogger who authored the book, Guide To Investing, people failed in saving and spending their hard earned money wisely because they lack the knowledge on properly investing and managing their income, salaries, and Christmas Bonuses. “It’s difficult to start the habit if you are doing it the […]

FROM RAGS TO RICHES. Camella top broker Nilo Omillo takes the wheel of a Mercedes Benz E Series which he has personally received from former Senate President and current Vista Land Chairman Manuel “Manny” Villar in a recent ceremony honoring the outstanding brokers and sellers of the company. In addition to the luxury car, Omillo has received a total of fifteen (15) Toyota Innova units from Vista Land, one for every year that he was the leading broker of Camella. Joining Omillo in his success is his wife.

Unbelievable! This man started with nothing, now drives a sleek Mercedes Benz E Series!


 We are always inspired of people who came from nothing, yet they strive hard and became successful in their lives. One man that has the traits of a successful person is Nilo Omillo. NIlo started as a kargador, to janitor and rose as top broker in a real estate company. How did he become one and eventually became a millionaire is one inspiring story to tell. Nilo Omillo, a real estate broker for Vista Land for 22 years, is driving in style these days. In a recent ceremony awarding the exemplary brokers of the company, Vista Land Chairman and former […]